Becoming a Superhero in Your Small Business


As children we were asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. If you responded with, “become a Superhero,” you’re in luck. No, you’re not going to have the ability to fly through the air. But after reading this post, your employees will surely see you as a superhero. And isn’t that what we really want? Continue reading to see how you can become a better boss and ultimately transform yourself into a “SuperBoss.”

1. Provide Employee Training

Your employees cannot complete the tasks at hand if they are not given the proper training. Go the extra mile and provide adequate training for employees. Provide access to industry workshops, seminars, or conferences so your employees can become more efficient in their position. It’s often cheaper to continually provide training and job education than to higher additional talent. Not only will this help improve the efficiency of your business and its staff, but also your employees will appreciate you even more as their boss.

2. Take a Walk in Your Employees’ Shoes

As a business owner, you can get bogged down with daily meetings about strategy and financial decisions. However, it’s important to take time and really get to know each position within your business. In doing so, you’ll build better relations with your employees and fully understand the daily challenges they face.

3. Put your Employees Before Yourself

Being a selfish boss is the quickest way to cause a mutiny. OK, maybe your employees won’t actually rise up against you, but they could quit if unhappy. Keep employees happy by consistently thinking of them before yourself. Remember an employee’s success is a success for your business. When your team does well, be sure to call them out and give praise.

Have you shown your “SuperBoss” powers recently? Share with us what you did to help become a better boss. 

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Brian Sutter

Brian Sutter

Director of Marketing at Wasp Barcode
Brian Sutter is the Director of Marketing at Wasp, responsible for the development and execution of the company’s marketing strategy. His role encompasses brand management, direct and channel marketing, public relations, advertising, and social media. He also writes and speaks on topics related to helping small business owners grow their business and improve operational efficiency.
Brian Sutter
Brian Sutter